The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel and Trails of Cold Steel II For PS4 Coming West Next Year

While the fate of the last two games of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series in the west is unknown, the first two are coming west for PS4.

on October 1, 2018 8:41 AM

It’s been quite a while since the last time we heard anything of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series in the west. This may or may not be the news you were waiting for, but it’s certainly much better than nothing.

Today XSEED Games finally announced the release of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel and The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II for PS4 in North America and Europe.

The two games, titled in Japan as The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel I: Kai – Thors Military Academy 1204 and The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II: Kai – The Erebonian Civil War will come in early 2019, and no additional platforms have been announced.

Pre-orders will be available soon, and each will have a physical edition, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Decisive Edition and The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Relentless Edition, each retailing for $49.99.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Decisive Edition includes:

  • Physical copy of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel on PS4 system
  • 50 Mira replica Collector’s Coin
  • Musical Selections CD containing 21 full-length tracks
  • SteelBook case featuring only artwork, with a separate outer package design

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Relentless Edition comes with:

  • Physical copy of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II on PS4 system
  • Ouroboros Emblem Pin
  • Musical Selections CD containing 23 full-length tracks
  • SteelBook case featuring only artwork, with a separate outer package design

Both games include voice-overs in both Japanese and English, with Japanese voices being added to the PC versions as a free update.

Below you can check out mock-ups for both editions, and the key artwork for both games. No word was uttered about the destiny of a possible western localization of the third and fourth games of the series, which have both already been released in Japan.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.